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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady exits court Monday after a hearing in New York. (Credit: AP)

Deflategate Ruling Looms After Settlement Talks Fail

A New York federal judge said Monday he plans to issue a ruling in a matter of days in the Deflategate dispute between New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the NFL, after the parties again failed to reach a settlement.

  • Clear-View Can't Nix Verdict Despite 'Near Catatonic' Atty

    A California federal judge on Monday ruled that the alleged “near catatonic” state of Clear-View Technologies Inc.’s second-chair counsel during trial isn’t grounds to set aside a jury verdict letting M&R Solutions LLC off the hook for allegedly stealing Clear-View’s intellectual property.

  • Ky. Clerk Refusing Marriage Licenses Hit With Contempt Motion

    A couple suing a Kentucky county clerk for refusing to provide marriage licenses in protest of the country’s legalization of same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Tuesday morning to find her in contempt of court after she ignored the previous day's order from the U.S. Supreme Court essentially telling her to do so.

  • Calif. Lawmakers OK Equal-Pay Bill After Gov. Says He'll Sign

    The California State Senate passed a measure Monday aimed at closing the wage gap so women are paid equally for work substantially similar to work done by men, the bill's author said, after the governor’s office promised he would sign it.

  • Chicago Hits Redflex With $300M Suit For Bribery Scheme

    Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. is under fire in Chicago once again as the city has revealed that it will intervene in a recently unsealed whistleblower complaint accusing the red light camera manufacturer of bribing a former city official for millions of dollars' worth of contracts.

  • High Court Lets Ex-Va. Gov. Stay Free Amid Bribery Appeal

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it would allow former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to remain free while it mulls whether to review his bribery conviction and two-year prison sentence.

  • Air Cargo MDL Holdouts' Bids To Dodge Trial Don't Fly

    A Brooklyn federal judge on Monday rejected summary judgment bids by Polar Air Cargo Inc., Air China Ltd., Air India Ltd. and Air New Zealand Ltd., four holdout defendants in multidistrict litigation accusing carriers of a fixing global air cargo fuel and security surcharges, setting a trial to begin in January.